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Why NY’s New Pay Equity Law May Be a Game-Changer
Bruce R. Millman of Littler Mendelson examines New York’s recently enacted legislation to address the lingering gender pay disparity, and analyzes its significance for employers’ compensation policies.

Could Predictive Scheduling Spread Across the Nation?
April Boyer and Yamilet Hurtado of K&L Gates write: A new trend is spreading across the nation. Legislators and employee rights advocates call it “predictive” scheduling. Employers often refer to it as “restrictive” scheduling. For employers, whatever you call these new scheduling laws, the question is whether the legal trend of mandating how employers schedule employees will spread across the country.

Employee Arbitration Agreements and Class Action Waivers
Christopher D. Durham of Duane Morris discusses class action arbitration waivers, which have taken on even greater significance in recent years with the proliferation of collective actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act, as such actions can be burdensome and costly to defend, even in an arbitral forum

New FLSA Overtime Regulations: Planning for Costs of Compliance
Brian D. Murphy of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton discusses the new overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act’s “White-Collar Exemptions,” writing that appropriate business planning requires employers to understand the math and associated costs to inform decision-making and achieve compliance.

Public Sector Pensions Under Attack
Alan M. Klinger, Dina Kolker and David J. Kahne of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan write: Around the country, despite an improving economy, state and local governments are struggling to balance budgets and have taken aim at public employee pensions.

Keys to an Effective Global Employment Strategy
Brian Arbetter of Norton Rose Fulbright discuss a few of the key issues for multinational employers to focus on when growing their global workforces so as to develop and implement a good global employment strategy.